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Ch. 1 - Introduction to Physiology
Ch. 2 - Molecules and Molecular Interactions
Ch. 3 - Cells and Tissues
Ch. 4 - Cell Metabolism: Bioenergetics, Enzymes, and Respiration
Ch. 5 - Membrane Dynamics
Ch. 6 - Cell Communication
Ch. 7 - Integumentary System
Ch. 8 - Bone and Cartilage
Ch. 9 - Skeletal System
Ch. 10 - Joints
Ch. 11 - Muscles
Ch. 12 - The Nervous System I: Neurons and Neuronal Networks
Ch. 13 - The Nervous System II: The Central Nervous System
Ch. 14 - The Autonomic Nervous System
Ch. 15 - Sensory Physiology
Ch. 16 - The Endocrine System
Ch. 17 - Cardiovascular Physiology I: The Heart
Ch. 18 - Cardiovascular Physiology II: Blood, Blood Vessels, Circulation, and Exchange
Ch. 19 - The Urinary System
Ch. 20 - Respiratory Physiology
Ch. 21 - Acid-Base Balance-- Controlling Blood pH
Ch. 22 - Introduction to the Immune System
Ch. 23 The Lymphatic System
Ch. 23 - The Digestive System
Ch. 24 - Regulation of Metabolism and Energy Balance
Ch. 25 - Human Sexual Reproduction and Development
Basics of Hormone Function
Hormone Classification and Mechanism of Action
The Hypothalamus and Pituitary Gland
The Adrenal Glands
The Endocrine Pancreas
The Thyroid Gland
The Parathyroid Gland
Pituitary Gland Anatomy
Thyroid Gland Anatomy
Adrenal Gland Anatomy
Pineal Gland Anatomy
Parathyroid Gland Anatomy
Thymus Anatomy

Concept #1: Anatomy of the Adrenal Glands

Concept #2: The Adrenal Cortex and its Steroid Hormones

Concept #3: The Adrenal Medulla and Epinephrine

Practice: Prednisone is a drug that is given to reduce inflammation. It acts exactly like—and binds at the same receptors as—cortisol. Levels of which of the following hormones will be reduced by the administration of prednisone? (Choose all that apply.)